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Computer Science Fundamentals

New York University (NYU) via edX Microbachelors

Overview

This program introduces learners to the basics of computer programming and computer systems, including hardware, operating systems and computer networking.

No prior knowledge of programming or computer systems is required.

Computer Hardware & Operating Systems outline:

  1. Fundamentals of system hardware
  2. Introduction to OS concepts
  3. OS processes and threads
  4. Thread concurrency and deadlocks
  5. Memory management

Computer Networking outline:

  1. Computer networking overview
  2. Computer networking architecture: application, transport, network and link layers
  3. Network Security overview

Basics of Computing & Programming outline:

  1. Positional number systems
  2. Hello world
  3. Numerical data types and arithmetic expressions
  4. Branching statements
  5. Iterative/Loop statements
  6. Strings & Functions
  7. Array-based sequences/Lists

Coaching
If you are enrolled in the verified track (paid track) in any course that is a part of a MicroBachelors program, including this course, you are eligible for coaching at no additional cost. Please note that coaching is only available via SMS to U.S. phone lines.

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Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Basics of Computing and Programming

This is a self-paced course that provides an Introduction to Computing and Programming



Course 2: Introduction to Networking

This is a self-paced course that provides an Introduction to Networking



Course 3: Computer Hardware and Operating Systems

This is a self-paced course that provides an Introduction to Computer Hardware and Operating Systems



Courses

Taught by

Aspen Olmsted, Itay Tal, Rafail Portnoy and Daniel Katz-Braunschweig

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